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MORTALITY RATES STANDARD DEFINITIONS INPATIENT CENSUS DATA DEATH RATES AUTOPSY RATES
100
What is used as a measure of the quality of prenatal care and the mother's prenatal behavior
Neonatal Mortality Rate
100
What is the termination of hospitalization through the formal release of an inpatient by the hospital
Inpatient discharge
100
What is the number of inpatients present in a hospital at any given time
Census
100
What is based on the number of patients discharged alive and dead from the hospital
Hospital death rate
100
What is the bodies of patients that has died but not available for autopsy
Net autopsy rates
200
What is the summary of neonatal and post neonatal mortality rates
Infant Mortality Rate
200
What is a patient who is provided a room, board, and continuous general nursing service while staying overnight at an acute care facility
Hospital inpatient
200
What is taken at midnight and represents the total number of patients treated during a 24 hr period
Daily inpatient census
200
What is the proportion of all hospital discharges that ended in death
Gross death rate
200
What is the percentage of deaths followed by the performance of an autopsy
Gross autopsy rate
300
What is used as an indication of the quality of the home or community environment of infants
Post neonatal Mortality Rate
300
What is a patient who receives services in a hospital facility when they are currently not an inpatient or home care patient
Hospital outpatient
300
What is the unit of measure that reflects the services received by one inpatient during a 24 hr period
Inpatient service day
300
What is classified into categories based on length of gestation or weight
Fetal death rate
300
What is the person that performs post-mortem examination
Medical Examiner
400
What is the rate of death due to a specified cause
Cause-specific Mortality rate
400
What is the period when a patient is in a hospital without interruption except by an intervening leave of absence
Inpatient Hospitalization
400
What is the average number of inpatients treated during a given period of time
Average daily census
400
What is sometimes an indicator of the availability of prenatal care in a community
Maternal death rate
400
What is an adjusted rate that includes autopsies on anyone that was an hospital patient at one time
Hospital autopsy rate
500
What is a measure of actual or observed mortality in a given population without regard to age, race and sex
Crude death/Morality Rate
500
What is a patient born in the hospital at the beginning of the current inpatient hospitalization
Hospital newborn inpatient
500
What is reported separately when calculating the average daily census
Newborns and A&C
500
What is adjusted death rate that doesn't include patients that died within 48 hrs of admission
Net death rate
500
What is the 2 death classifications of stillborn infants when fetal autopsies are performed
Intermediate or late






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